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- BBK Electric Mustang Fuel Pump Kit - (86-97 V8) - Installation Instructions
Hello and welcome back to Stage 3 of AmericanMuscle’s project Foxbody, as you can see we’re currently out enjoying the fruits of our labor which took place in the first two stages, and for the first time since we started this project, I can honestly say I’m not embarrassed to be out driving it. Of course a part of that lack of embarrassment is because we haven’t pulled up to anything fast yet, there’s no doubt our GT is looking good, but what’s the point of having all those Cobra parts if we don’t have the performance to back it all up, well, welcome to stage 3 my friends, where all of that is about to change. Before we get back to the shop where we lay out our plans to increase our tire slaying abilities, let’s recap what we knocked out in stage 2. In stage 2 we completely replaced our destroyed factory convertible top, with a brand new top and rear glass, along with just about every piece of molding and weather stripping you can think of, we put the finishing touches on our convertible Cobra vision, thanks to our Cobra tail light covers and 10th anniversary Cobra style wheels, made possible through the 5 lug conversion kit we installed. Finally, we moved to the interior and made it look as good as our exterior, thanks to the freshly painted dash, new carpet, and other miscellaneous items making our GT look and feel like it was 1993 all over again. Alright, I can’t wait to get back to the shop to show you all the stuff we have in store for this stage, let’s get to it. As you can see we have some big plans for our 302, all with the goal of replicating the Cobra’s power plant, which is going to drastically improve our performance. For starters, we’re going big with a trio of parts from Ford Racing, all of which will do wonders for our 5.0. First up we’re looking at the Turbo Swirl GT40X aluminum heads from Ford Racing, these heads are a variation on the original GT40 heads found on the 93 Cobra, with a few improvements. For one they’re made out of lightweight aluminum versus the heavier cast iron and they’re designed to flow much better than the original GT40’s. To top it off, we’ve installed some Cobra valve covers. For us to see the biggest gains using these heads, our stock cam just isn’t going to cut it, so we’re going to go with a popular street cam, the Ford Racing E303. This hydraulic roller cam should really compliment those GT40’s, and is an excellent choice for any street car thanks to its low to mid range torque. Of course we’re still going to have that great lope at idle which should sound amazing by the way, but it’s not radical enough that we’re going to have to worry about stalling out at every red light. The cheery on top for our 302 has to be this Ford Racing intake manifold, which is getting nearly impossible to find anymore, this part, paired with our Ford Racing heads and cam, is going to allow our 5.0 to flow some serious air, and will complete our Cobra transformation under the hood. Alright, in order to move all that extra air out of the engine, we’re reworking out entire exhaust from the headers all the way back, in order to keep up with that Ford Racing theme we’ve got going on under the hood, we selected our ceramic shorty headers, which we’d already installed when we did all of our motor work, and are designed to work specifically with those GT40 heads. From there, we go to BBK’s off road H pipe which does feature mandrel bent 2.5” stainless steel tubing, and should bolt up to those shorty headers without issue. Finally, everything’s going to exit out of Flowmaster’s American Thunder Cat-Back exhaust, which features those iconic 44 series mufflers. This exhaust features 100% stainless steel constructions throughout, including 2.5” mandrel bent tubing, and those OE style polished tips. Alright I think it’s safe to say we’ve got the performance side of things pretty well taken care of, but we haven’t addressed the fact that this thing still handles like a boat. So we’re going to attack our suspension much like we did our engine, go big or go home. Ron and I are just finishing up installing the KONI STR shocks and struts, which are actually a killer set for the price. We’re pairing those up with the SR Performance lowering springs, which should lower our Fox about an inch and a half on all 4 corners. Finally, we have the car in the air, the wheels off, we figured this would be a great time to ditch those rusty old drum brakes, in favor of these brand new disks. To dial in our new Fox’s alignment, we’ve installed the SR Performance caster/camber plates, which should get everything back into spec without issue, and offer a little bit more adjustment in future if need be. Since our car is a convertible, we are losing some of the structural rigidity which comes along with having a steel roof, to help combat this, we’ve installed the SR Performance subframe connectors, this part along with our springs, shocks and struts, should take all the laziness out of our suspension, and get it handling like a sports car should. Alright, now everything’s pretty much buttoned up, we’re going to tie it together with one of our custom Bama tunes, and see if all this hard work has paid off in really cranking up the power. We’ve already grabbed our baseline run after stage 1 when we got the car back from painting, so I’m going to hop in, bury this thing one more time, and see what the improvements are. Alright, our baseline run with our 93 GT gave us 194 horsepower, and 266 ft/lbs of torque. With all of our stage 3 modifications, the car put down an impressive 279 horsepower, and 317 ft/lbs of torque, making for a solid gain of 85 horsepower over our baseline numbers. The car did even better throughout the power band, picking up as much as 103 horsepower, and 107 ft/lbs of torque, throughout the curve. With the power finally there to back up our Cobra appearance, I think it’s time for one more cruise to see how our Fox does with all its modifications. Alright, stage 3, performance, check. The car's breathing better, the tune brought it all together, and as a result, this thing has some serious balls. Here we are, we’re in the back roads, moving along at a good clip, I’d saying the car is doing quite well, it’s pretty confident, I feel confident driving it, I don’t feel like I’m going to fly off the road, which I couldn’t have said before we did all this work. The car feels good, sounds awesome, and it’s just a whole hell of a lot more fun to drive. I know some people might question this build, you know, why a convertible, why a Fox body, well, because we wanted to, I mean that’s what car building is all about, it’s doing what you want. In this case, we’ve never seen Cobra convertible Fox bodies, so we wanted to build one, and I think we did a hell of a job. So is this the last you’ve seen of this car? I don’t know, maybe, maybe not, but in the meantime, thanks for watching stage 3 of AmericanMuscle’s project Fox body.
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May 19, 2019
Everything in the box
This kit came with everything needed for the install. It looks to be sturdy and quality over the stock replacement I used a few years ago. Waiting on vehicle from mechanic that's why only 4 stars b/c I can't say atm.Helpful (0)
January 11, 2019
Install wasnt hard. The filter was a tight fit but everything went smooth and works as it should. The pump isnt too loud either.Helpful (4)
December 16, 2018
Bbk fuel pump upgrade for 90 gt 5.0
After upgrading my throttle body and egr spacer, my fuel injectors and bama tune, the bbk upgraded fuel pump was the missing key to get my 90gt running the best it has. A ok!Helpful (4)
May 10, 2018
I bought the BBK FUEL PUMP and installed it , just to replace the original , because old one was going bad . I haven't replaced injectors yet but, it was included in the future plans . Performance wise right now I don't see any difference , but really haven't paid attention to it , or gas mileage yet . I hope to raise rating later when I get finished building. BBK was replaced in no time ,after I dropped the tank. Replaced stock with no difficulties all parts were provided . Thanks MYLILPONYHelpful (5)
April 12, 2018
Bought this and was easy to put in except the filter didn’t want to stay on the pump. I’ve had it for about a month and now I have to buy a new one because this one has went bad. Took a whole 23 days. Will not buy bbk electronics anymore.Helpful (6)
March 21, 2018
Great quality product.
This product is a must for a high performance mustang. My car after swapping heads, cam was leaning out badly over 6,000 rpm due to loss of fuel pressure. This took care of it.Helpful (6)
January 13, 2017
93 GT BBK fuel pump
Didn't take long to do. Only troubles I had was putting the fuel pump filter on. It really didn't want to fit in. But other than that, everything was simple and easy to do. Took me about a little over an hour. Make sure you have less than a half a tank of gas in the tank otherwise it's real heavy. Enjoy!Helpful (7)
September 28, 2016
Just what I needed!
My mustang needed a fuel pump, stopped turning over and wouldn't start anymore, was pegging real bad too before it died. Starts up like new! Thanks American muscle !Helpful (7)
July 11, 2016
Love the product had everything it was pretty easy installation just a bit time consuming would recommend if your fuel pump went out.Helpful (7)
April 26, 2016
I thought it was going to be hard to swap it was super easy maybe 3 hours. Pump whines alittle but could tell I differens in throttle responseHelpful (7)
How do u determine what #fuel pump to get? I have 24#injectors 75mm throdelbody
This would depend on how much power the vehicle is making with those mods, or how much you plan to make over time with the car.
Does it work for stock replacement I plan to upgrade car I just got it and fuel pump bad don't wanna do it twice so figured get better pump now if will work ok
This BBK Electric Fuel Pump Kit is ideal for replacing a failing stock part or to use with planned upgrades.
I have a mostly stock 1995 gt. Cold air intake, full length headers, hpipe, possibly a small cam, and flowmasters. Can I use this pump to replace a failing stock one and be prepped for future upgrades?
This fuel pump will work great as a replacement and will work with future upgrades yes!
Hello, Will this pump be OK with the stock engine of my 1994 Cobra ? (110LPH and 190 LHP are not availbale for shipping to my country...) BR,
The BBK Electric Fuel Pump Kit will be a great match for a 1994 Cobra.
I am getting ready to do an engine swap on my 89 GT. With upgrading to 24lb injectors and this pump will I need to replace my stack fuel rails?
Hello! We would need a bit more information to properly answer your question. Please give us a call at 1-844-494-7745
Yes, this will fit your 93 GT
The BBK Electric Fuel Pump Kit - 255 LPH (86-97 V8) will indeed help with increasing fuel pressure.
Yes the sending unit is seperate from the pump you will also need a new lockring and gasket as they are usually bent. I'm not sure if AM carries the lockrings yet but they should have the sending unit
Yes sir. You should do just fine with your combo, more than sufficient. I have one fueling my 347 in my 93 GT as well, all i can say is that it is good for your future modifications too! With the 255lph pump im putting down 430rwhp. Never a single fuel problem.
Unfortunately not. This fuel pump kit will not work on post 1997 returnless style fuel systems!
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Mechanical expertise or professional installation required.
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